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'''Mahakala''' (Skt. ''mahākāla''; Tib. [[མགོན་པོ་]], ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ་, [[Wyl.]] ''nag po chen po'', but usually ''mgon po'') — a supermundane<ref>A supermundane dharma protector is an enlightened being while a mundane protector is still being in [[samsara]].</ref> [[dharma protector]] who appears in a number of forms, such as Four-arm Mahakala, [[Six-arm Mahakala]], [[Bernakchen]], [[Maning Nakpo]] and [[Pañjaranatha]] (Gurgyi Gönpo).
 
'''Mahakala''' (Skt. ''mahākāla''; Tib. [[མགོན་པོ་]], ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ་, [[Wyl.]] ''nag po chen po'', but usually ''mgon po'') — a supermundane<ref>A supermundane dharma protector is an enlightened being while a mundane protector is still being in [[samsara]].</ref> [[dharma protector]] who appears in a number of forms, such as Four-arm Mahakala, [[Six-arm Mahakala]], [[Bernakchen]], [[Maning Nakpo]] and [[Pañjaranatha]] (Gurgyi Gönpo).
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/mahakala/index.html Mahakala Outline page at Himalayan Art]
 
*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/mahakala/index.html Mahakala Outline page at Himalayan Art]
 
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[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Dharma Protectors]]
 
[[Category:Dharma Protectors]]

Latest revision as of 11:45, 15 May 2021

Mahakala (Skt. mahākāla; Tib. མགོན་པོ་, ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ་, Wyl. nag po chen po, but usually mgon po) — a supermundane[1] dharma protector who appears in a number of forms, such as Four-arm Mahakala, Six-arm Mahakala, Bernakchen, Maning Nakpo and Pañjaranatha (Gurgyi Gönpo).

Notes

  1. A supermundane dharma protector is an enlightened being while a mundane protector is still being in samsara.

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